AT THE SIGN OF THE SUGARED PLUM
"Though Hannah's too shallow a character to convey the epidemic's terror effectively, readers will get a vivid picture of London's dirt and bustle, as well as generous dollops of herb and flower lore—supplemented by closing notes, a glossary, and even recipes. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A sometimes graphic tale of London in the plague-ridden summer of 1665, as seen through the eyes of a newly arrived country girl. Read full book review >